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Danville Montour American (Newspaper) - August 30, 1900, Danville, PennsylvaniaHome paper a for the Bene the circulation of this paper is increasing rapidly. It will you to advertise in the american. Subscription $1 per yes Ludu. Irving h. Jennings dentist. Office hours 9 a. V to 12 m 104 Nill St., 1 p. Y to 4 p. 41 Danville. A. Shultz m. D. 425 Mill St., Danville a. Diseases of the stomach and intestines a specially let h. W. P. Siule a dentists office 218 Mill St Kkt. Teeth extracted without pain. Crown and undue work a specially. Equipped with the latest and most improved instruments and prepared to execute the most dolt cult work. S. Summer Isnit Over yet. Vacation lists Are not coming Home in a hurry. All kinds of plants and vegetables Are now thriving. Riverside schools will open on september 4. The county fairs will be started before Many Days go by. Oyster saloons Are being brightened up. Bicycles have been Laid away for fairer Days. The local subscription list for the turbot Ville tire sufferers has reached #170. State Blanks for the county assessment arrived at the county commissioners office this City yesterday. If the Day is at All favourable the probability is that Dewitt spark will see Oue of the largest gatherings of the season on Day. Many friends of the Continental fire company have expressed their intention of attending the picnic. Accompanied by the Mechanicsville band Montour Castle no., 187, knights of the Golden Kagle will leave Here Day on the 7.42 a. Reading Railroad train for Milton returning on a special train at 11 30 p. The round trip fare will be 47 cents. The improvements on the Pennsylvania Railroad near Kipps run Are nearing completion. The 5th reunion of the Columbia county Veteran association will be held at Benton on saturday sept. 20, 1900. Edward Corman and the county commissioners Are erecting a Fence Between tic county jail and a or Cormanis property. The Chestnut crop this year will be unprecedented. Every tree is covered by the tiny embargo of the fall fruit. Campaign fairy tales Are about due. Catalogues Are being received in this City for the coming Bloomsburg fair. The gutters in front of Many residences throughout the City have been nicely cleaned. For Sale a farm of 30 acres about five Miles from Danville on the Road leading from Mausdale to Jerseytown. Good Orchard House barn and other buildings. Easy terms. Address Box 29, Mausdale a. Thermometers have been overworked this summer. Great preparations Are being made for the Day picnic which will beheld by the Continental Hose company at Dewitt spark. The repairs to the Public school buildings Are being completed. Passenger travel Over the Pennsylvania 1 l. A Aud Reading roads continues to be very heavy. This has been a prosperous summer for the railroads. The prudent Householder is doing business with the Coalman these Days and will have his bins Well stocked before cold weather and higher prices come. The repairs on the third Ward school building have been completed and the Structure presents a Fine appearance. During the fierce storm of sunday evening a Chimney on the House of Richard Robinson who lives near Mooresburg was struck by lightning but the building was not damaged. The Brick residence of Charles Lenniger Between Mooresburg and pottsgrove was struck the Chimney demolished and windows broken. Public school teachers whose Homes Are away from this City and those who have been away on their vacations will return this week. A boat ride to Chulasky will take place on monday sept., 10, at 7.20 p. M., under the auspices of the salvation army. A meeting will be conducted on the boat by the officers. Political committees Are hurrying their constituents who have thus far failed to secure registration. The last Day for the registration of voters is september 5th. The knights of the Golden Eagle demonstration in Milton on labor Day promises to be one of the biggest events Ever held in that place. The Rev. T. Phillips of Washingtonville preached the closing Sermon at the Patterson Grove Camp meeting on thursday evening. About 2,000 people were on the grounds the last night. At Midnight after the exercises of the evening closed a quartet composed of prof. Reese of Riverside prof. Eves of Millville and Rev. Phillips and Rev. D. Y. Brouse Eyer Grove rendered several selections and were greeted by rounds of applause by the cottagers. # a this coi try will never be entirely free until it supplies All of its own demandswi1 ii its own productions. Vol. 45-no a it a a get thu m i. Death of mrs. Sarah Brown occurred at her Home yesterday afternoon about three o clock. At her Home on Mill Street yesterday afternoon about 3 o clock occurred the peaceful death of mrs. Sarah a. Brown widow of the late George Brown tor a number of years mrs. Brown had been a sufferer from rheumatism and during the past six months had been confined to her bed. Although everything possible was done to relieve her sufferings medical Aid could not prolong her useful life. Mrs. Brown was one of the Best known and most highly respected ladies of this City. She was born on the Gearhart farm near Riverside january Lei 1821. Her parents were John and Sophia Gearhart who were among the oldest settlers of this Section. But one member of this old and Well known family survives mrs. I. H. Torrence of Riverside Heights mrs. Brown was married in 1837, her husband George Brown for Many years was one of the prominent merchants of this City. Four children were born to them Benton b., Melissa d., wife of o. H. Ostrander of Riverside John And will g., of this City. In 1846 or. And mrs. Brown took Possession of the residence on Mill Street which was occupied by them for fifty years until or. Browne a death occurred on May 26, 1896. Since then mrs. Brown has resided in the old Home. She was reared in the Faith of the methodist episcopal Church Aud up to the time of her death was a True devoted and consistent member of Saint Paul s Church. She will be sadly missed not Only in her own Home where she was always a shining Light but by Many dear neighbors and friends. The funeral will be held from the family residence on Friday afternoon at 2 30 of clock. Interment in the family plot it. Vernon cemetery. Watkins. Samuel Watkins who for the past 16 years has had charge of the Roll department of the Reading Iron works died at his Home on upper Mulberry Street at 10 10 of clock last night. Death was due to a complication of diseases. Or. Watkins was 61 years old and was born in Wales. He is survived by three daughters mrs. Harry Douglass Annie j., and Agnes c., and one son Arthur w., All of this City. The funeral arrangements have nut been made but the remains will be taken to Reading for interment. W . The five months old daughter of Michael Werle of Gulicki a addition died yesterday afternoon at 4 of clock of cholera inf Antum. The funeral will be held from the House on saturday morning at 9 of clock. Interment in Turbotville. Hue 1 ten Bach. May Breitenbach the 7-Jears-old daughter of Joseph Breitenbach of 39 Vine Street died Early saturday morning. Death was due to spinal meningitis. The opening of school. Only a few Days More of vacation remain for the boys and girls of Danville and next tuesday morning will find in the neighbourhood of thirteen Hundred children wending their Way to the various school buildings of this City where the Outlook for a successful term is excellent. The school Board has everything in shape for the opening term. The buildings have All been cleaned and put in the Best possible order. All of the school properties have been repaired More or less and at the High school and third Ward buildings the repairs were quite extensive. Before the opening of the schools the superintendent will have to arrange for the placing of the foreign pupils who As yet have not been assigned to any particular school. This year a kindergarten school i 11 be an innovation in Danville. It will be conducted by miss Cora Kase of South Danville who last year took a course in kindergarten work in Philadelphia. The office building of the old Grove furnaces on East Mahoning Street will be occupied by the school. Left thumb pinched off. William treas of South Danville met with a painful Accident at Herndon yesterday. He was working on some Pennsylvania Railroad improvements and in some manner caught the thumb of his left hand Between the handle and the rim of an Iron bucket pinching the end of that member off. The injury was dressed at Herndon. Entertained Young people. Or. And mrs. Alfred Voris entertained a party of Young folks at their Home of ferry Street last evening in Honor of miss Charlotte Voris of Scranton. Those present were misses Elsie Edgar Gertie Bare. Helen and Nellie Geise Iueline Lyon and Margaret Michael of Muncy Robert George and Sam . Bushong now an attorney. The Rev. W. E. Bushong a former pastor of Shiloh reformed Church this City who on account of Throat affection was compelled to abandon the Active work of the ministry was on monday last admitted to practice As an attorney in the several courts of York county. Will return on Friday. The Rev. A. B. Bowser and family will return on Friday from an extended visit near Pittsburg. Rev. Bowser will occupy the first Baptist pulpit on sunday next. Danville i�?Ta., thursday august30. 1900. Established in 1855.slight Accident results in death flagman easy formerly of South Danville died last night. As the result of a slight Accident which occurred two weeks ago A. A easy of Nescopeck formerly of South Danville a flagman on the Pennsylvania Railroad and a son in Law of a. Huber of Riverside died at 9 of clock last evening from blood poisoning. Some years ago or. Easy injured Bis right leg while employed on the Railroad and since that time that member has not been very Strong. About two week ago. While at his work he again injured his right leg in about the same place by falling from the step of a Box car. He was taken to his Home and blood poisoning developed resulting in his death. A wife two sons and a daughter survive him. The remains will be brought to South Danville for burial. The funeral announcement will be made p. Kase died for Many years he was a prominent Danville citizen. Firemen a picnic on labor Day. The labor Day picnic to be held at Dewitt spark under the no prices of the Continental Hose Cut Sipany on monday next Promise to in a on a of the most successful Ami Lar t St up Nios of the year. The program for the Day and the prizes which will he awarded by Danville merchants Are As follows 100 Yards dash. First prize Silver a medal by Henry kempt second prize 1 a hat by r. L. Marks. Half mile foot prize a Chestnut Street special hat by Dreifuss a co. Second prize a pair of shoes by a. Schatz. Half mile bicycle for boys under 13 years. First prize Scarf pin by h. Bernheimer second prize a pair of shoes by J. Rogers. One mile bicycle race open a first prize Silver toilet set by Geo. 11. Smith second prize pair bicycle Hose by J. Newman. Two mile bicycle Handicap a first prize gents Gold watch Chain by James Dailey second prize silk umbrella by s. F. Ricketts third prize pair bicycle shoes by E. Lunger. Brizes will also be awarded for the following races 30 Yard bag race 50 Yard potato race 50 Yard barrel race and water Melon race. Sods of America big picnic. The members of Washington Camp no. 364, p. O. S. Of a. And their friends Pic Nice at Dewitt spark tuesday. The event was a great Success and was attended by Between eight and nine Hundred people. The Day was spent in a most enjoyable manner. A base Ball game Between a team composed of O. 8. Of a. Members and a. D. K. Members resulted in a Victory for the former team the score being 9 to 5. In the evening a cake walk was held which was won by miss Mary Law and John Hollister. The judges were Isaac Gross John Eyerly Edward Albeck Isaac Dreifuss Ami 11. Ii. Allen. The committee of arrangements is deserving of a great Deal of credit for the Able manner in which it conducted the successful event. Danville will be Well represented. Danville will be Well represented in the various universities of the country this year. Brof. R. Ii. Wilson will enter upon a course in the Princeton theological Seminary Curry Fisher is preparing to enter Lehigh University As is also Michael Hornberger Spencer Vastine of South Danville w ill enter Dickinson College Theodore Angle will prepare for Princeton at Lawrenceville Academy. John m. Hinckley will Complete his course at Lafayette and Benjamin Rogers will return to Dickinson. Howard Clark of South Danville will enter the Sophomore class of state College. _ engagement announced. At a Small party Given by mrs. R. Ii. Woolley at Edgemont yesterday afternoon the engagement was announced of miss Gussie Sweisfort daughter of or. J. Sweisfort and or. R. E. Johnston of the state Hospital. The announcement is a pleasant bit of news to the Many friends of both parties. Those present were or. And mrs. A. H. Woolley or. And mrs. Charles Watson the misses Eck Ian miss Sweisfort. Miss Cordelia Woolley or. Johnston and mrs. R. Ii. Woolley. Came Here to wed. At the Bine Street lutheran Church parsonage tuesday afternoon Wilt Iam Forrester of Kline Grove and miss Sara Dugan of Sunbury were United in marriage the Rev. Or. Bindel officiating. Or. And mrs. Forrester will remain in this City for a few Days the guests of the hotel Oliver. Quarrying Stone for the new Bridge. County commissioners Miles and Berry visited the proposed site for the new Bridge in Mayberry township yesterday and fixed the lines for the Mason work. The Stone for the work is at present being quarried and the construction will begin shortly. Another circus coming. George Beck Ley better known As a old Man Beck a Advance agent for Welsh Brothers circus was in this City yesterday. The Welsh Brothers aggregation will show in this City on tuesday sept. 4.six o clock Diuver. Mrs. Ii. J. Angle entertained a number of friends at a six of clock dinner at 1 herbs me of Mill Street last evening. A Telegram was received in this City monday morning announcing the death of Simon Kase for Many years one of Danville a most prominent and influential citizens. Or. Kase died at his Home in Philadelphia on sunday night where he had been ill for several in on ill lie is survived by three sons and two daughters. As yet the funeral arrangements have not been completed and it is not known whether the remains will be brought Here for interment. Simon i. Kase was born in Rush township Northumberland county on the 27th of August 1814, and was the youngest of a family of nine children. At 20 years of age he left Home to enter alone the Battle of life Llis first Enterprise was the building of threshing machines and lie carried the first machine Over the mountains to Lebanon county. In 1835 he established a machine shop in Lebanon county which he conducted Lor two years when he sold it and returned Home. In 1837 he built the second Iron foundry in this City the product of which he shipped in boats to various parts of the state. In 1844 he commenced the building of a Mill for the manufacture of merchant Iron which was completed in 1846 and was quite an event in the history of Danville without the knowledge of Roll turning or pattern making or. Kase constructed the first three High train of Rolls Ever used in this Section. In 1852, he sold the rolling Mill which was moved to Knoxville Tenn. From 1848 to 1852, or. Kase manufactured the Kase Force pump in which Enterprise he realized a sufficiency to retire from business. La 1857, he met with financial reverses and opened an office in new York to sell Railroad Iron. Soon after he assumed charge of the construction of the Flint and Parma Quett Railroad in Michigan and later he became sole manager completing the Road in two years. In 1862 or. Kase took charge of the Reading amp Columbia Railroad and after being stoutly opposed by the Pennsylvania and Baltimore amp Ohio railroads succeeded in getting the assistance of the u. S. Congressional committee on railroads. The Road was completed after a hard struggle. In 1864 or. Kase established the Beaver Creek company and on account of the Catawissa rail Road company s refusal to handle the Coal of the company he was induced to build the Danville Hazleton a Wiikus Barre Railroad. In this Enterprise he met Many difficulties but overcame them All. The Road has since become a part of the Pennsylvania system. He also built the Lehigh and Eastern. For the past twelve years or. Kase had made his Home in Philadelphia. Regular meeting of school Board. The school Board met in regular session monday with the following members present president Fischer. Orth Green Lunger Berger Black Werk Heiser Barber Curry Harpel. Or. Barber reported that the repairs on the various school buildings had been accomplished. The report was accepted. It was voted to procure one Hundred feet of Hose for the fourth Ward building. Miss Jennie Lovett who graduated from the High school last june was elected to the position of Supply teacher to fill the vacancy caused by the resignation of miss Mary Williams. Bills were ordered paid As follows Danville stove company .$18.00 Standard Gas com puny.40 Ezra Haas. 2.50 s. Trumbower.137.50 freight. 9.00 E. Lunger. 1.14 Wra. Walter a co. 6.45 John r. Lunger. 6.25 mrs. A. Keefer. 20.00 Henry Dietz. 2.50 Uriah Grove.50 mrs. Robinson. 25.00 Daniel Kashner. 19.75 Mary Hendricks. 34.90 Reading Iron co. 2.15 Danville stove co. 7.56 ii. J. Mourer. 19.65 Danville Sun. 7.50 morning news. 1.08 L. Russell. 8.55 William Miller. 3.00 George Tillson. 8.95 cast for fire sufferers Benefit. Active preparations Are being made for the presentation of a an Adirondack Romance a which will be Given in the opera House on thursday sept. 6, for the Benefit of the Turbotville tire sufferers. The rehearsals Are under the direction of mrs. Hannah Wyle and some interesting specialities Are being arranged for Between acts. Tickets Are now being offered for Sale. The Price Down stairs will be 35 cents Gal Ery 25 cents. The object is a most deserving one and should lie liberally patronized. Miss Lizzie Miles whose ability is Well known will appear in the leading role. The entire cast follows a Jack Henderson. William Eggert a Jethro Ream a Harry Woodthorpe Theodore Angle a Philander Rogers a Wally Henderson. Frank Newbaker m. Angle a mercy Baxter Marcy. Miss Lizzie Miles a Edith Henderson miss Gertrude. Goldsmith a Emma Watson mrs. Henry Lyon a mrs. Henderson. Miss Cora Dreifuss the pugilistic element is having a Lively time of it lately. Per Quot a. Brief mention of the movement of your friends and acquaintances. Mrs. John h. Bennett and guests mrs. F. W. Kase Ami son i. B. Kase of Philadelphia returned yesterday from a pleasant trip to Berwick in the Brake driven by George Payne. Mrs. K. Arnold and three children of Harrisburg is visiting her parents or. And mrs. F. J. Billle Riverside. Mrs. George Edmondson and daughter miss Margaret returned yesterday from a trip to Philadelphia and Atlantic City. Messes John Mcmahan Ray a older Edward Roberts Arthur Mower and W. Young of Valley township attended the grangers picnic at Williams Grove yesterday. Or. Aud mrs. Oscar Kase left yesterday for a trip to Gettysburg and Williams Grove. Miss Kline and miss Martin of Sunbury returned Home yesterday after a visit the guest of miss Mary Unger South Danville. The Rev. Erskine Wright returned Home last evening from a months vacation. Or. And mrs. William Mettle Rand or. And mrs ii. H. Vastine of Rush township Are at the a rangers picnic Williams Grove. Frank l. Courson of Washingtonville was a visitor to this City yesterday. Or. And mrs. James Riegel who have been the guests of mrs. Riegels parents or. And mrs. Peter Fenstermacher South Danville returned to their Home in Philadelphia saturday. Miss Mabel Kelly of Berwick spent sunday with friends in this City. Miss Charlotte Costolo of Lancaster arrived in this City saturday for a visit at the Home of or. W. P. Angle. George Boudman William Clarke William Curry and ii. T. Raup of Mooresburg left yesterday for Williams Grove to attend the grangers picnic. Miss Mary Robison has returned from a several weeks visit with Harrisburg relatives. Or. And mrs. Beverly Musselman have returned from Ocean a Rove n j miss Margaret Ammerman who has been making an extended visit with Denver colo., relatives started for Home on Friday. She will make several Brief visits at various cities on her Home Ward bound trip. Mrs. O. I. Sheppard of Carbondale arrived in this City saturday night for a visit at the Home of f. W. Howe. Or and mrs. R. Shannon of River Side returned saturday evening from Philadelphia Atlantic City and Boston. Mrs. L. A. Yeiser returned from Schuyl kill Haven on saturday. Mrs. Thomas Pine mrs. F. W Howe and miss Sallie Musselman were the guests of mrs. Joseph Schwartz at Lily Lake Over sunday. The misses Celia and Alda Bassett Are making a business trip to Philadelphia and new York. Miss Mary Wetzell is visiting friends in Hazleton. Or. And mrs. Luther Linker of Williamsport Are guests at the Home of John Linker West Mahoning Street. Miss Lottie Steinbach of pottsgrove is a guest at the Home of Horace Bennett Church Street. Or. And mrs. Henry Sondheim of Mauch chunk Are the guests of or. And mrs. Samuel Goldsmith Mulberry Street. Mrs. D. Boyd miss Dora Graul miss Elsie Boyd and miss Gephart of Bellefonte returned monday from Lake Canoga where they have been spending several weeks. Mrs. George Ortman of la Eek skill n y., is visiting at the Ortman Homestead. Centre Street. Miss Kate Deiner of Ashland is visiting miss Stella esterbrook East Market Street. Benjamin Forred of Hartford conn., is visiting relatives Ami friends in this City. Or. Forred is a former Danville resident. Mrs. Robert Tibbett of Baltimore mys a guest at the Home of Benja nine 11 Artzell mow Rey Street. Homer f. Cloud returned to Binghamton n. Y. Tuesday after a visit with his brother Chas. G. Cloud East front Street. Mrs. George Francis who Lias been visiting her Mother mrs. Phoebe freeze the past few months left for her Home in Colley Ville Kansas tuesday evening. Mrs. Ellen Croope of Briar Creek and Sou George of Washington C., Are the guests of mrs. Charles i. Bausch East front Street. Miss Ruth Morgan returned to Kingston yesterday after a visit with the misses Bassett Mill Street. Miss Sarah freeze returned from a visit with friends in Lewisburg yesterday. Or and mrs. William Forrester returned to Sunbury yesterday after a few Days visit with friends in this City. Claude Gross w to has been visiting at the Bowden Homestead near Boyds returned to his Home in Denver col., yesterday miss Florence Black returned to Philadelphia yesterday after a visit with mrs. A George Long Mulberry Street. Mrs. Mary Huber is visiting relatives in from a tree re a live wire lineman Kesty narrowly escaped being seriously injured. W. Kesty of Bloomsburg a lineman in the employ of the Montour a Columbia Telephone company received a severe Shock from an electric Light wire Friday afternoon Aud came very near being seriously injured. Kesty in company with another lineman was engaged in trimming Shade Trees on lower Mulberry Street which interfere with tie company a wires. He had climbed a tree for the purpose of cutting off some of its boughs. A number of smaller branches were resting on the wires and Kesty reached out with his pincers to push them away. The pincers accidentally came in Contact with the wires and the lineman received a Shock which rendered him unconscious and he fell from the tree to the pavement a distance of Over twelve feet. He soon regained consciousness and Felt no evil effects As the result of his dangerous experience. Beards men a dozen members of company of have already qualified. Williamsport fair. The Midway at the Williamsport fair this year will be a great and successful attraction. Among the fair features will be Lionel Legare phenomenal equal Obrist originator and performer of the biggest strongest and most versatile Equilio brits gymnastic act in the world. The spiral Tower is the finest and costliest Ever constructed. It is built of steel and aluminium and is a big attraction in itself. This is the first season for this act in America and is direct from the leading european amusement resorts. The agricultural feature will be much larger and finer than it was last year. From present indications the races will be highly interesting and the management expect at least 100 horses from different parts of the 1 United states everybody should make it a Point to attend the fair. Done to forget the Date sept 11, 12, 13 and 14. Twelve members of company of have qualified in the Rifle practice which was commenced at the fair grounds on Friday last under the direction of Range master Gross. The scores made by those who qualified Are unusually Good and Range from 28 to 46. The target which is used this year is somewhat larger than that of former years and the men Are shooting at 200 and 500 Yards. A new target House has also been erected on the grounds. The following members Bave qualified Lieut. Clark Corporal Barry privates Daugherty Coxe Marshall Oberdorf Gillaspy Jameson Watts Hunt Johnson Smedley. Death of two More veterans. Election of 0. A. Directors. The annual election of directors for the A. Was held at the association building tuesday night Between the hours of 7 and 9. The following fifteen directors were elected L. Mcclure Januies Foster 11. 11. Furman Samuel a. Mccoy Jesse Shannon Thomas Curry or. J. E. Robbins. Samuel Werkheiser ii. B. Shultz Amos Vastine William James Thomas Mills Alex. Ii. Grone. John Swartz and William j Rogers. At the regular monthly meeting which will be held in september the directors will elect officers. William Wyant and John Butler passed away death of a Little girl. William t. Wyant a Well known citizen of this City and a Veteran of the civil War died at the Home of his daughter mrs. Elijah Bell in Mahoning township sunday morning from a complication of diseases. He had been an invalid for a number of years. The deceased was 69 years old and had lived in this City for nearly half a Century. In 1862 he enlisted in company a 109th regiment Volunteer infantry. He re enlisted in company of 111th regiment in 1864, and served during the entire War taking a part in Many of the Large Battles. He was a member of Goodrich Post no. 22, A. Ii. Or. Wyant is survived by three daughters mrs. William Covert of Germantown mrs. Elijah Bell of Mahoning township and Annie e. Wyant of this City also two sons Jesse and Rob Ert of Danville. Large picnic at Washingtonville. The sunday school of the lutheran Church Washington Ville held a picnic at Billmeyer spark on saturday and about five Hundred attended. The Day was pleasantly spent and in the afternoon an exciting base Ball game Between tie Washingtonville team and a team from new Columbia was played. At the ninth inning the score was 11 to in in favor of new Columbia team and a dispute arose Over an alleged balk made by the hitters Pitcher. The Umpire gave the game to Washingtonville. Sidney and William Holla were the Battery for Washingtonville and Batter off and Trox Ell for new Columbia. Luther league officers. The following officers were elected by the Catawissa Central Luther league at the annual convention in Shamokin last week. President George s. Brown of Shamokin vice presidents miss Vinnie o. Ream Danville miss Mary e. Campbell Shamokin and John l. J ones Danville recording Secretary m. Dey Mif Hinburg corresponding Secretary miss Delia e. Geisinger Espy treasurer S. Waltz Catawissa. Dropsy caused death. Mrs. Sarah m. Johnson wife of William t. Johnson died at her Home 333 lower Mulberry Street monday morning at 10 of clock. Her death was due to dropsy and she had been ill for nearly a year. She was 42 years adj and is survived by her husband and one son Joseph married in Bloomsburg. The Bloomsburg daily says that Edward Percy Biddle of this City and miss Minnie sterner of Briar Creek were United in marriage in the m. E. Parsonage in that place on thursday by the Rev. W. Frysinger. Or. Biddle is one of Danville a Best known Young men and his Many friends Here will extend congratulations. He is the son of mrs. Annie Biddle 328 Mill Street. Miller family reunited saturday. The descendants of William and Martha Miller were reunited at the old Homestead Ltd a the Bloomi Road saturday morning. This is the last time that the family could meet at the Homestead As tie property will shortly change hands. A Large number of the Miller family from this City and various parts of the a Date attended. Card of thanks. The family of the late William w vant desire to thank the g a. R members Washington drum corps company f firing squad the quartet and All who assisted them during their recent bereavement. Butler. John s. Butler who for 18 years resided with his family in this City died at Higgins Ville Virginia on Friday. Or. Butler was 61 years of age and for the past several years he had been engaged in the lumber business in Virginia. He is survived by a wife who resides at 540 Mill Street this City two daughters mrs old of Williamsport mrs. Libby of Middletown conn., and three sons Frank of Northumberland Arthur and Charles of this City. Voris family annual reunion. The annual reunion of the Voris family was held at Dewitt spark Friday and proved a great Success in spite of the Shower of Friday afternoon. One Hundred and Twenty Jve of the Voris connections from Wilkes Barre Northumberland. Sunbury and Lime Stoneville were in attendance and most of them arrived during the Forenoon. The Day was pleasantly and socially spent and in the afternoon officers were elected As follows president e. O. Voris Scranton K. Voris of this City Secretary and Gilbert Voris also of this City treasurer. The reunion will without doubt meet at Dewitt spark next will not be a candidate. In an interview yesterday win. H. Woodru of Berwick who was the Republican candidate for Congress in this District two years ago and who had received the endorsement of Columbia county for re nomination stated his purpose to withdraw As a candidate because of the press of business. Or. Woodru is now general manager of the Berwick Branch of the american car a foundry company which occupies so much of the time that he would have none left to devote to a canvass of the District. His withdrawal leaves the Field Clear to Clarence f. Luth of Shamokin. Who received the endorsement of Northumberland a county. A Columbia Republican. Death of Peter Voris. At his Home in Milton pa., thursday morning Peter Voris a retired Farmer who was Well known in this City died aged 76 years. The deceased was a Cousin of Elijah and Reuben Voris of this City and he is survived by two Brothers William and Gilbert both of whom reside near Milton. Special meetings. Ensign Wall will conduct special meetings in the salvation army Hall next monday and tuesday evenings. Ensign and mrs. Heift Are preparing a special program for tuesday night and Twenty boys and girls will participate. The subject will be a Rock of Ages Cleft for an admission fee of 5 cents will be charged. Accepted a position in Catawissa. Edward Purpur who for sometime past has been employed by Curry amp Yunnan of this City has accepted the position of Foreman of a pattern shop in Catawissa. Accepted a position at Johnstown. Ii Wolle formerly superintendent of t lie Danville Bessemer Plant has accepted a position with the Cambria steel company at Johnstown. Or. And mrs. Wolle left for that City tuesday. Rural delivery a sure go. The free mail delivery which will leave Milton Post Ollice and will serve Many of the residents of Limestone and Liberty townships Liia county is a sure go. It will be started on monday sept. 3. A magma. I Job printing the office i the american timing furnished with a Large assortment of Job letter and fancy Type and Job material generally the publisher announces to the Public that he is prepared at All times to execute in the neatest manner Job printing fall kinds and description. Jagt get our prices before placing your the big storm it amounted to considerable in this pity and Vicinity. A terrible rain wind Hail and electric storm broke Over tills Section sunday evening about to 30 of clock uprooting a portion of the silk Mill blowing huge branches from Shade Trees and causing considerable damage in and about this City. Hardly had the Shower started when a gust of wind struck the South West portion of the silk Mill tearing off a part of the roof and carrying it High in the air across the top of the Mill Anil Landing it against a Telephone pole on water Street in front of the building. A huge beam was broken in Twain and carried with the roof. The damage will Likely amount to about $100 and repairs were commenced at once. As soon As the storm abated several Hundred people visited the scene. At Curry amp Vannany a foundry Yard a Large Gate on the North Side was lifted about 20 feet in the air and carried to the Middle of Market Street. A window Sash on the West Side of the foundry building was blown in and the window panes broken. Near the Corner of East Market and Railroad streets a Large limb was blown from a tree and All along the Street As Well As on other streets Small branches were strewn. In the surrounding country the storm did equally As much damage As it did in this City. Or. And mrs. John Kerns were driving from Ringtown to Danville when the storm occurred and or. Kerne reported numerous washouts along the canal. A cold Bolt or. Kerns says struck a few feet in front of the horses one of which fell Down. Near Nescopeck a House and barn on the farm of Michael Harter was struck by lightning and burned to the ground. About two Miles from Bloomsburg a barn on the farm of Lohn Ivey was burned. Corbett and Mccoy will to in Good condition. The 25 round boxing contest Between James Corbett and a a kids Mccoy which will be decided at Madison Square Garden tonight will Likely be the most interesting contest recorded in ring history. The fact that the men Are known to be the Cleverest boxers in the world Lias aroused the greatest interest and As their style differ to a great extent the result of the bout will decide finally just what style is at the top of the ladder. Corbetts showing against Champion Jefferies at Coney Island recently shows that he can be counted on to enter the ring fit to go the route without trouble and he says that he is now in better condition than he was when he made such a grand bid for the championship. Mccoy a Many contests also show that he is never willing to enter the ring unless perfectly fit. He has been doing faithful work at his training quarters at Saratoga and is now in condition to Box any of the heavyweights. Reports from the training Camps of the men show that they Are leaving nothing to Chance and that when they meet in the ring they will be Able to go any distance and at any found at soaring Creek. For years people in the roaring Creek Valley have been imbued with the idea that valuable minerals were to be found underlying the Valley and Many Prospect holes have been put Down without paying results. Since his Purchase of the Esther Furnace farm in Franklin township Columbia county Simon Shives has been quietly experimenting and investigating the Mineral resources of the place. His efforts were rewarded by finding a number of different varieties of Rock that looked As though they might have a commercial value beyond that of Mere Stone. A Box of samples of this Rock was sent to t. B. Hagstoz co., analytical and metallurgical chemists Philadelphia and the result obtained from the analysis of the Ore is As follows Gold.0.7 ounces per ton. Silver. Value of Ore per ton Gold at $20 go per ounce.$14.42. The Ore is Ricoli enough to big tor the working. Kaseville. August 24., 1900. Misses Jennie and Gertrude Rote and messes William Gethin Gand Frank Marr drove to Milton Park sunday where they spent the Day the guests of miss Hummel and or. Miller of Lewisburg. Miss Emma Snyder of Lewisburg and messes de. Whitmoyer of Williamsport and Frank hic Hart of Bloomsburg were guests of the family of John h. Rote Over sunday. Miss Lottie Jones has been visiting her Cousin miss Rebecca Hawkins for the past week. Peters Yorks and family visited near Mooresburg on Farmers picnic held last saturday was Well attended. Misses Rebecca Hawkins and Lottie Jones and or. Evan Hawkins spent sunday with Washingtonville relatives. Miss Rickart entertained. Miss Lillian Kitchart entertained a number of friends yesterday at herbs me at Kipp s run in Honor of her guests the misses Martha and Stella sober of Harrisburg. Those present were mrs. Charles Chalfant the misses Ellen and Katherine Vastine miss Vastine the misses Amanda and Alice Gearhart and the misses Gertrude and Cora Kase

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